Weekend calendar

December 14, 2007

Trains of Christmas

An O-gauge layout featuring trains operating in a snow scene. Also trains for children to operate, HO- and O-scale model railroads, artifacts and photos. Today through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 through 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Christmas in Ireland

Tony Kenny and a cast of singers and dancers take you to the Emerald Isle for "Tony Kenny's Christmas Time in Ireland." Today, 8 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $30 to $32. For tickets, call the Capitol Theatre box office at 717-263-0202 today from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Puppet show

Terry Hayes will present a puppet show. Saturday, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Advance registration is required. Call 301-791-6191, send an e-mail to or go to


Discovery Station

Rodney Martin, "Mr. Star and Sky," will present "The Christmas Star" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Saturday, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Festival of lights

Cedar Lawn Memorial Park's festival of lights and luminaria ceremony. Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St., west of Hagerstown. Rain date is Sunday. Call 301-733-6682.

Music at Haven

The Appalachian Wind Quintet and Haven Lutheran Senior Choir will present a concert in conjunction with Rest Haven Cemetery luminarias. Light refreshments. Saturday, 5 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-733-5056 or go to

MSO holiday concert

The Frederick Chorale will join the Maryland Symphony Orchestra for two concerts. Springfield Middle School Chamber Chorus and soprano Aim Sposato also will sing. Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $20; $12 for children 12 and younger. For tickets, call 301-797-4000, go to the MSO box office at 30 W. Washington St. today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., or go to Tickets will be available Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at The Maryland Theatre.

Holiday carillon recitals

Candlelight services preceded by carillon recitals. Sunday, services at 4 and 7 p.m.; recitals at 3 and 6:30 p.m. Mercersburg Academy's chapel, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Free.

Railroad club

Christmas open house with displays and layouts of various gauges of model trains. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Also Sundays, Dec. 23 and Jan. 13; and Saturdays, Dec. 29 and Jan. 5. Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club, 440 Nelson St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call Bill Robinson at 717-264-3081 or the club at 717-263-6447.

Frederick Flute Choir

Selections will include "The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore, "Greensleeves Fantasia" arranged by Anne McGinty and "Deck the Halls in 7/8 Time," a traditional English madrigal arranged by James McKelvy. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

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